Annual conference celebrates King
Over 300 people attended the Martin Luther King Jr. Conference at Wexler-Grant Community School yesterday, participating in lectures, performances and workshops held in the name of making the holiday “a day on, not a day off.”
Downtown building sold for $6.9 million
After purchasing the downtown office building at 129 Church St. for $6.9 million earlier this month, MOD Equities is beginning renovations to restore qualities of the original building.
Protest staged at local Whole Foods
The sound of animal screams filled the Whole Foods Market in West Hartford on Saturday afternoon. Protesting violence against animals, 15 people stood in the aisles, the noises blaring from their cellphone speakers.
Debate over Anchor bar’s future persists
A resolution passed Wednesday night asked that the Anchor Bar and Restaurant’s facade, neon sign and period furniture remain even after a new tenant moves into the space.
New YMCA opens on Chapel
Nine years after New Haven Fitness opened at 900 Chapel St., a new branch of the YMCA is taking its place.
Q House project at standstill
Four months have passed since the unveiling of a preliminary blueprint for the new Dixwell Q House, but community leaders and city officials have made little headway on the project.
Board votes to expand medical marijuana coverage
In its first official decision since its formation, the Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program Board of Physicians voted yesterday to expand the list of conditions treated legally through medical marijuana.
Developer moves forward on Dixwell project
A half-mile northwest of the construction site for Yale’s two new residential colleges, three empty buildings stand as a monument to Dixwell and Newhallville’s decline in the 1990s.